Wild Animals on the Outer Banks

Foxes and Otters and Deer, Oh My! In the movie the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, the Tin Woodman and Scarecrow are walking through the forest chanting, “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” That doesn’t quite fit the Outer Banks—there are no lions or tigers here, and the nearest bears …

Best Outer Banks Fishing Piers

Outer Banks has a well-deserved reputation for fishing. The fishing piers that line the shoreline are an important part of that culture. Different fish run at different times of the year, but there is almost always a chance that something will be biting. Most of the piers have a pier …

The Lost Colony

Now in its 80th season, the production of The Lost Colony is a remarkable tale of its own. First staged in 1937, the play was a part of the nation’s battle against the Great Depression. Waterside Theatre, where the play is still performed, was built with funds from the Civilian …

Harry Schiffman & Oregon Inlet

Most people don’t know who Harry Schiffman is, but almost everyone who lives in or visits the Outer Banks has seen the results of his efforts. Harry has been instrumental in keeping Oregon Inlet open. There have been more task forces, working committees, and hearings on how to keep Oregon …